redifferentiation


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re·dif·fer·en·ti·a·tion

 (rē′dĭf-ə-rĕn′shē-ā′shən)
n. Biology
A process by which a group of once differentiated cells return to their original specialized form.
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Its replication is induced by binary fission and is released out with infectious EB by redifferentiation.
Furthermore, regarding the formation of callus, there was no significant interaction between the factors and, the low percentages obtained (Table 1) may be an indication that the formation of roots in Tibouchina sellowiana occurs directly, without requiring callus formation and subsequent differentiation and redifferentiation in these roots.
Unphysiologically high magnesium concentrations support chondrocyte proliferation and redifferentiation.
Valproic acid limits pancreatic recovery after pancreatitis by inhibiting histone deacetylases and preventing acinar redifferentiation programs.
The meristem with adjacent tissue of Eucalyptus camaldulensis may have higher levels of endogenous cytokinin, that acts in the cell division and the cell dedifferentiation and redifferentiation promoting and stimulating the shoot initiation and bud developments (MULLER; LEYSER, 2011).
For example, in a severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID-Hu) mouse model for prostate cancer bone metastasis, maspin expression in prostate cancer induced tumor cell redifferentiation and blocked tumor-induced bone remodeling [22].
Redifferentiation and ZO-1 reexpression in liver-metastasized colorectal cancer: possible association with epidermal growth factor receptor-induced tyrosine phosphorylation of ZO1.
The results may be helpful in artificial inducing of dedifferentiation and redifferentiation of differentiated oocytes.
A possible explanation for smooth muscle regeneration in the BAMG includes (i) migration of neighbouring mature cells; (ii) de-differentiation, migration and redifferentiation of mature cells; and (iii) infiltration of myofibroblasts with subsequent differentiation into smooth muscle cells (21).